“When I was young there were beatniks. Hippies. Punks. Gangsters. Now you’re a hacktivist. Which I would probably be if I was 20. Shuttin’ down MasterCard. But there’s no look to that lifestyle! Besides just wearing a bad outfit with bad posture. Has WikiLeaks caused a look? No! I’m mad about that. If your kid comes out of the bedroom and says he just shut down the government, it seems to me he should at least have an outfit for that.”
In 1989, a little girl named Amy sent a bottle of colored water, oil and glitter to Roald Dahl, who knew right away that this was a dream in a bottle inspired by his book, The BFG. In response, the author penned this short note to his 7-year-old fan.
Why am I crying right now?
Ditto. Except that I know why, because this is heavenly.
The mission of the Community Team at Behance is to empower Behance users to create their best work. As the head of the Community Management team at Behance (part of Adobe), I oversee four main areas: Social Media/Marketing, Evangelism, Communications/Education, and Customer Service.
2013 - Present
Head of Community Management, Behance / Adobe
- Developing new strategies to keep our network of Creative Professionals engaged - Acting as the voice of the Behance brand through all outgoing communications (including email blasts, social media, and beyond) - Encouraging evangelism through programs like "Portfolio Review Week" (be.net/reviews) - Working with our dev team to identify and solve bugs to make sure Behance operates smoothly - Turning community feedback into feature proposals - Test-driving & researching all new technologies in the Community field and implementing new profiles & platforms accordingly - Working with legal to creating policies and guidelines for the community
2009 - Present
Director of Community / Behance Inc.
Staff Assistant / Undercurrent
Undercurrent is a think tank based in NYC that provides digitally-focused strategic planning, ideation, measurement, training, and advisement to global brands ready to engage a new generation of human beings that were born digital.
Editorial Intern / Women Make Movies
WWM is a national non-profit feminist media arts organization whose multicultural programs provide resources for both users and producers of media by women.
In my position, I designed and edited Press Kits, researched films from around the world, and was in touch with filmmakers whose films WWM distributes.
Production Assistant / Blue Cactus Pictures
"The Funeral Director," starring Vincent Gallo, has a pending release date and was filmed in Pasadena, California.
Editorial Intern/Blogger / Radar Magazine
Radar Magazine, formerly in Print and Online, now exists at RadarOnline.com and covers "Pop, Politics, Scandal, Culture." As Editorial Intern, I blogged daily for the website, specializing in pop and culture.
Editorial intern / Shape Magazine
Shape Magazine is a fitness and beauty magazine published by American Media. As Editorial Intern, I was assistant to the Features Writer, transcribing all interviews, as well as researching projects and articles.
Activities: - Columbia Spectator Staff Writer for Books Section 2005 to 2009